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BIG CROWDS, BIG FUN: The annual River Cities Festival enjoyed one of the largest turnouts in its history last weekend and the success was due, in part, to the variety of music and vendors offerring something for everyone as these three festival-goers proved.

Annual River Cities Festival hits all the right notes for Miami Springs

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 18
River Cities Gazette

The City of Miami Springs Public Works cleanup crews were out in full force on Monday morning, April 14. And with good reason as another Riv... er Cities Festival was now in the books and there was plenty of cleaning up to be done as the weekend was highlighted by great weather and big crowds.

National golf program, First Tee gets green light from Miami Springs Council

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 17
River Cities Gazette

The regular Miami Springs council meeting last Monday night, April 14 was highlighted by the news that an exciting, nationally known program... is coming to the golf course as the council gave the go-ahead to bring a satellite of The First Tee program to Miami Springs and the youth of this community will be the beneficiaries.

Miami Springs High School holds Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame Awards ceremony

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 15
River Cities Gazette

The Inaugural Miami Springs Senior High School Athletic Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony became a reality last week before a sold out crowd at M... iami Springs Country Club as a total of seven former Springs athletes or coaches went in as the charter class.

Miami Springs/Virginia Gardens U-12 girls soccer team wins President's Cup, honored at River Cities Festival

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 14
River Cities Gazette

A long and winding road of soccer success came to a thrilling conclusion on Sunday morning, April 6 when the Miami Springs/Virginia Gardens ... Under-12 girls soccer team broke down the doors of local history by becoming the first local girls soccer team to ever win the President's Cup. As a result the team was honored at the Opening Ceremonies of the River Cities Festival last weekend when County Commissioners Jose "Pepe" Diaz and Rebeca Sosa showed up for the ceremony.

Tempers flare at Medley council meeting over seafood processing business

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 10
River Cities Gazette

Even though the Fourth of July is still three months away, that didn’t mean the Town of Medley didn’t have its own version of an e... arly fireworks show at its monthly meeting last Monday night, April 7 when more than a dozen business owners were lined up to take their turn at the podium and give the council some very strong opinions and things nearly got out of control.

"No" vote on Miami Springs referendum emerges victorious

- River Cities Gazette , Apr 9
River Cities Gazette

A special election vote on a referendum that was barely on everyone’s radar three months ago but quickly morphed into a major issue aro... und Miami Springs was settled on Tuesday and when all votes were tabulated, a referendum that would have authorized the city council to sell off a small sliver of the Miami Springs Golf Course to a local developer was voted down by a close margin.

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